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GASTRIC CANCER NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

Diagnosed with Gastric Cancer: 10 Tips on How to Get The Most From Your Doctor

December 21, 2017

Diagnosed with Gastric Cancer: 10 Tips on How to Get The Most From Your Doctor

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

1) Choose Your Doctor Carefully Surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists are the primary doctors involved with gastric cancer and […]

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Does Long-term use of Proton Pump Inhibitors as Treatment for Ulcers Increases Risk for Gastric Cancer?

November 27, 2017

Does Long-term use of Proton Pump Inhibitors as Treatment for Ulcers Increases Risk for Gastric Cancer?

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

The use of a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) medication after Helicobacter pylori eradication appears to more than doubles the risk for developing gastric […]

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Tags: esomeprazole, Gastric Cancer, gastric Ulcer, heliobacter pylori, lansoprazole, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Nexium, omeprazole, Prevacid, Prilosec, proton pump inhibitors


New Standard of Care for Treatment of Resectable Gastric Cancer

October 3, 2017

New Standard of Care for Treatment of Resectable Gastric Cancer

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The superiority of docetaxel based triplet therapy over standard care in patients with resectable esophago-gastric cancer has been confirmed in […]

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Tags: Esophageal Cancer, esophago-gastric cancer, Gastric Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


The US Food and Drug Administration has Expanded the Approval of the Precision Cancer Medicine Keytruda for Treatment of Gastric Cancer

September 25, 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration has Expanded the Approval of the Precision Cancer Medicine Keytruda for Treatment of Gastric Cancer

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Keytruda (Pembrolizumab) is now indicated for patients with recurrent locally advanced or metastatic gastric or gastro-esophogeal junction adenocarcinoma. Patients eligible […]

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Tags: checkpoint inhibitor, Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, gastro-esophogeal junction cancer, keytruda, metastatic gastric, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, pembrolizumab, Precision Cancer Medicine


Keytruda Immunotherapy Appears Promising in Advanced Gastric Cancer

September 18, 2017

Keytruda Immunotherapy Appears Promising in Advanced Gastric Cancer

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Keytruda (pembrolizumab) appears promising in patients with pretreated metastatic gastric cancer, according to late-breaking results from the KEYNOTE-059 trial presented […]

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Tags: Gastric Cancer, immunotherapy, KEYNOTE-059 programmed death-ligand 1, keytruda, metastatic gastric cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, PD-L1, pembrolizumab, Precision Cancer Medicine, stomach cancer


Interim PET Scans May Improve Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

February 9, 2017

Interim PET Scans May Improve Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Clinical trial results presented at the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco suggest that the use of PET scans […]

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Opdivo (nivolumab) Improves Survival in Patients with Advanced Gastric Cancer

February 6, 2017

Opdivo (nivolumab) Improves Survival in Patients with Advanced Gastric Cancer

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At the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco researchers presented new trial results demonstrating that Opdivo (nivolumab) significantly reduced the risk […]

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Tags: Gastric Cancer, immunotherapy, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, nivolumab, Opdivo, precision medicine


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